A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT OFFER ////////////" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 24 Jul 2006 07:08:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, VERY URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL I want you to patiently read this offer. I am Mr. MARTINS WATER. the Head of Delegation to the World Bank in West Africa. I am the link man between the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the petroleum sector in the West African sub-region. I also attend OPEC meetings constantly in Geneva as a stake holder in this sector. Through the sale of our allocated oil quota in OPEC, I was able to make US$10.5million (Ten million five hundred thousand United States dollars) which is currently deposited in EURO TRUST AND FINANCES SECURITIE BV AMSTERDAM (E.T.F.S) contact:Frank Van Brook[+31 644-751-656 in Holland Western Europe for more verification. A European Security and Finance company. This fund was deposited in the security company as a "diplomatic consignment" for security reason. I want you to assist me to claim this money as I cannot claim it directly because I am still a civil servant, and the code of conduct bureau forbids me to acquire such amount of money. It is on this basis that I am contacting you for assistance, if you will be interested, all the claiming documents will be processed and sent to you as soon as you confirm readiness to assist me. The documents with which the fund was deposited will be changed to your name and addresses to reflect you as the beneficiary so that you will be eligible to collect the fund on my behalf. I will give you 20% of the fund for this assistance. I am aware of the international monitoring of all large-scale financial movements after the September 11th 2001 terrorist attack on America and to avoid any state of financial investigation we will provide a classified clearance paper from the relevant body which will exonerate the money from either drug, money laundry or terrorist related proceeds. Kindly respond to my proposal through this my email: email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org On the receipt of your mail. I want to assure you that there is no risk attached in this transaction. You should also provide me with your private telephone fax and email address for easier communication. Expecting your response. Best regards, Mr. MARTINS WATER.